Sold the CETME, buying a.....

Sold the CETME, buying a.....

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    Sold the CETME, buying a.....

    .....Good, solid .308 bolt. I don;t shoot the CETME and the round works great at any distance I can hold on a pop can lid out of a bolat action rifle. I'm shopping around for a Rem 700 or maybe a Savage 116 or even a 110. I'll scope it and that'll be a good addition to the safe.

    And, as usual, I need a bigger safe!
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    Probably a good move. A close shooting acquaintance has a CETME. Bit of a clunk and seems too "tender" to be depended on. I too admire bolt-actions.
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    I had thought about a CETME but I had an AR-15 I did not like (would not hit the side of a barn from inside) that I took to a gun show looking to trade for a CETME. I ran into a good trade for an M1-A instead. After watching a young lady at a High Power match and what she could do with a Rem 700 at 500 yards that would be a good choice.
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    I had both a 700 BDL and a 110. Both good rifles. Nicer finish on the 700. Both shot about the same at 200 yards. I also had a G3/91. No comparison really, apples and oranges. I wasn't really into long range shooting so they both got sold and the G3 was sold to finance an StG.58 build.
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    Take a look at a Weatherby Vanguard, one of the best bolt rifles made today!!
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    Don't overlook the new Ruger American! My buddy bought one last year in .243 it is as accurate as my older Model 700 BDL but has a better trigger! BTW, they are well under $400!
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